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Oct 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
with fantasies martyrdom. >> rose: he was secretary of defense under president george h.w. bush and press of staff to gerald ford. heart disease threatened his life in the course of his political career. he suffered five heart attacks the first at the age of 37. reconciled himself to dying three years ago when he was at end stage heart failure. a heart transplant in 2012 saved his life. he talks about his experiences for the first time in the new book, it is called heart, an american medical odyssey. he wrote it with the cardiologist dr. jonathan reiner who will be joining us later. i'm please to do have dick cheney back on this program. welcome. >> thank you charlie. >> rose: everybody says the same thing. you look great. you know that. >> compared to what i did, no, three years ago, i was in big big trouble. but they got me -- >> rose: you were thinking about the end. >> i was. i had hours to go, i had lived the full life and grateful for it but i fully expected i hadn't reached the end of my days. my heart was starting to shut down, liver and kidneys no longer receiving an adequa
Oct 29, 2013 11:00pm EDT
government but a huge impact on the defense department. that's one of the reasons we've got a sijtly diminished military capability trying to supply with the sequester. we had 17 air force squadrons rounded for 90 days trying to comply with the sequester. it's dangerous for us. >> rose: what is it with the sequester. >> it was a mutual deal with the republicans and democrats and the theory was it will be so bad they'll never tolerate it. what i'm hearing is let obamacare go into effect it will be so bad we'll get rid of it. i'm reluctant to back off. >> rose: do you think the israeli should strike on their own? >> if i were in charge of the israeli government, i would be prepared to use military force to make certain -- >> rose: they've already said that. the question is are we approaching that time and would you think they're doing the right thing if they strike. >> no, i'm not consultant to the israeli government i'm not involved. i think the israelis have every right to defend themselves. i i think when you have a state like iran to been absolutely dedicated to wiping israel off t
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)